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Closing the collection is an updated filmography. In as many instances as possible, I have included annotations that are wholly or substantially Rouch’s own. The filmography is followed by a selective bibliography of Rouch’s most available writings. 22 STEVEN FELD ࡗ NOTES 1. For description and review, including the controversies raised by the film, see Muller 1971; Rouch 1960a; Stoller 1984, 1992, 145–60, 1995; Loizos 1993, 45–66; Ukadike 1994, 50–52; Gabriel 1982, 75–77; Russell 1999, 221–29.